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Capitals try to pick out teammates baby pictures before Kid's Takeover

Some photos easier to identify than others, as Carlson points out

by Dan O'Leary @DanOLeary25 / Staff Writer

Oh baby, those are some cute photos of the Washington Capitals.

The team recently had a little contest to see who could correctly identify their teammates by their baby pictures.

Tweet from @Capitals: Baby Osh! Baby V! Could you match the boys to their baby pics? NAME THAT BABY!

Some Capitals players did pretty well with the game, but it was defenseman John Calrson who had the best lines.

"(Ovechkin) is pretty easy, it's a black and white picture," Calrson joked.

On Tom Wilson's picture, Calrson commented that "this isnt a baby picture, he's like 10."

For those scoring at home, the order of the baby pictures was Tom Wilson, Nick Jensen, Braden Holtby, Alex Ovechkin, Lars Eller, T.J. Oshie, Nicklas Backstrom, Dmitry Orlov and Carlson.

The game was posted ahead of Capitals Kid's Takeover, which featured plenty of youth involvement.

There was a kid broadcaster who then got to meet Capitals owner Ted Leonsis.

Tweet from @Capitals: Jack on-air with @JoeBpXp and @Laughlin18! Watch out guys, he���s coming for your jobs 😝#CapsKidsNight

Tweet from @Capitals: Jack closes out his bucket list night with a high five from @TedLeonsis! #CapsKidsNight

There were some kid Slapshot mascots.

Tweet from @Capitals: We���ve got FOUR Slapshots tonight! #CapsKidsNight

And a pair of kid in-game co-hosts.

Tweet from @Capitals: Our in-game host Sandra has two co-hosts tonight! 🎤 #CapsKidsNight

Tweet from @Capitals: That���s a wrap on tonight���s Kids Takeover! To join us next time, become a member of Caps Kids Club presented by @GiantFood.

Safe to call Kid's Takeover at Capital One Arena a success.

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